Michael Dukes

Dr. Michael Dukes


Agricultural and Biological Engineering Department
2140 NE Waldo Road
Bldg. 1603 East Campus
PO Box 110675
Gainesville, FL 32609
Phone: (352) 294-6720
E-mail: mddukes@ufl.edu

Dr. Dukes is a professor of irrigation and water conservation, and specializes in efficient use of water in irrigated systems. His research and extension programs focus on irrigation and drainage engineering, water quantity and quality issues, crop consumptive use / evapotranspiration, and Best Management Practices to reduce nonpoint source pollution.

Dr. Dukes received his PhD in biological and agricultural engineering from North Carolina State University.

Research Focus

  • Assessment of irrigation conservation program effectiveness in Orange County, FL
  • Development of irrigation conservation programs in Southwest Florida
  • Influence of irrigation and fertility Best Management Practices on nitrogen leaching on sandy soils
  • Education on efficient irrigation and water conservation potential of smart irrigation controllers


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